# FAQ: What Do The Different Numbers Mean On Tractor Tires?

## What does 265 70R17 115t mean?

On this page you’ll find a color-coded explanation of the 265 – 70R17 tire code. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 millimeters.

## What does 4.80 4.00 8 mean on a tire?

The numbers 4.80 / 4.00 – 8 read like this: 4.80 ” is the tire width, 4.00 ” is the tire section height (from the inside of the donut hole to the outside) and the 8 ” is the wheel diameter. Finally, the numbers 4.80 – 8 read like this: 4.80 ” is the tire width and ” 8 is the wheel diameter.

## What do the 3 numbers mean on tire size?

B: TIRE WIDTH The three -digit number following the letter is the tire’s width (from side to side, looking at the tire head on) in millimeters. It’s the height of the sidewall measured from wheel rim to top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width. In other words, it’s sidewall height divided by tire width.

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## Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

Yesthat size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the 225 /75-16. 235 /70-16 is actually a shorter tire.

## Are wider tires better?

Larger tires improve handling and cornering, due to wider tread faces and stiffer sidewalls. Wider tires may decrease braking distances on dry pavement. Wider tires may also increase acceleration, especially in very powerful vehicles such as muscle cars.

## What does 3.50 8 mean on a TYRE?

8″ is your, and my, rim size. This tube is for a rim (metal part of a wheel) which has a diameter of 8″, thus we are OK so far. In our cases, 3.50 refers to tire width and in this nomenclature case (” 3.50 – 8 “) 3.50 is also the distance from tire edge to the rim (or the sidewall distance).

## What do the numbers mean on a wheelbarrow tire?

A common sizing system for wheelbarrow and hand-cart tires are 2 numbers, separated by a hyphen. The first number is the height of the tire sidewall, and the second number is the rim diameter. To get the overall diameter you need to do some math! 6 (rim diameter) + 4.00 (sidewall height) X 2 = 14 inches total diameter.

## What size tire is a 4.10 3.50 4?

4.10/3.50-4″ Flat Free Tire

Tire Type Flat Free
Tire Diameter 10.3″
Tire Width 3.3″
Weight 4 lbs

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## Can I use 215 tires instead of 205?

Nope. The nominal diameter of the 215’s is 1.7% greater than that of the 205’s. The sidewall height is a percentage of the width of the tire, so a 55 series is taller with a wider tire.

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## Can you put different width tires on same rim?

Wheels and tires are not interchangeable words. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size. That being said, a vehicle with bigger rims will often be able to fit larger tires than other vehicles.

## How tall is a 17 inch tire?

17 INCH TIRES TIRE HEIGHT
225 35 17 23.20
245 35 17 23.75
315 35 17 25.68
335 35 17 26.23

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## What does SL mean on tractor tires?

Subject: Re: implement tires. SL Stands for Standard load.

## What are standard tire sizes?

Common Tire Sizes

• 14 Inch Tires. Expandable Link. Passenger Car and Light Truck/CUV/SUV Tire Sizes.
• 15 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 16 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 17 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 18 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 19 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 20 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.
• 21 Inch Tires. Expandable Link.